Axtell Wrestling Team Opens Season Strong

The Axtell boys wrestling team was busy this week with multiple meets with the first coming on December 1 when the Wildcats traveled to Elm Creek for a quad dual. The other three schools at the meet alongside Axtell were Elm Creek, Ansley- Litchfield and Pleasanton. 

Axtell first took on Elm Creek which saw the Wildcats emerge victorious 30-21. The second match up saw the Wildcats come up short against Pleasanton 27-26. In the final matchup of the dual the Wildcats tied with Ansley-Litchfield 30-30.

The second meet for Axtell saw the Wildcats travel to Harvard High School for an invitational on December 3rd. Taaron Lavicky (170) had a stellar week for the Wildcats finishing first in his weight class along with twenty six total takedowns points. Ashton Hawkins (220) and Jon Lammers (285) both managed to place second in their weight classes. The Wildcats finished the invitational with a team score of 82.0.

see December 7 Courier for full story